Our Privacy Policy

  • Shopping101.com is committed to promoting fair information practices on the Internet, and is committed to protecting your privacy if you visit this site.
  • The only personally identifiable information Shopping101.com requests from visitors is your email address, if you join the mailing list. Your email address will not be shared with anyone else.
  • It is completely optional for you to share any other information with Shopping101.com, and it will not be disclosed to any person or entity unless you give specific permission.
  • Shopping101.com may share general information with partners and advertisers (example: how many visitors, what they seem to be interested in). This is never linked to any personal information that could identify individual visitors.

Mailing Lists

  • We need your email address if you wish to join one of our newsletters. All other information is optional.
  • Each newsletter will tell you how to unsubscribe if you want to stop getting our mailings or need to change your email address.

Links

  • Shopping101.com web pages and emails contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Shopping101.com is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites.
  • We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to check the privacy policies of other sites before you share any personal information with them.

Cookies

  • Cookies are small data files ("a few bytes") stored on your hard drive. On some of our pages, Shopping101.com sets cookies to improve the functionality of our site. We do not use cookies to track individually identifiable information about visitors.
  • Some advertisers or other partners may use cookies if you visit them. Many of the merchants listed in Shopping101.com use cookies to track that you arrived through a Shopping101.com link. If someone buys something, some merchants will pay a sales commission to Shopping101.com, but Shopping101.com is not told who the customer was. Shopping101.com has no access to or control over cookies used by other sites.

Analytics

  • We examine our analytics and log files to analyze trends, see where visitors go in the site, what people seem to be interested in, and gather general information for aggregate use. We use Google Analytics for this. This helps us improve the site to meet your interests, and promote it more effectively.
  • Shopping101.com does not link IP addresses to any personally identifiable information.

Surveys

  • Occasionally Shopping101.com may invite visitors to share information or opinions that are more detailed than just your email address. Participation is voluntary, and anything you tell us will not be shared with anyone outside Shopping101.com unless we specifically tell you that at the time we collect the information.
  • Survey information and user comments will be used to improve this site.

Notification of Changes

  • If at any point we make substantive changes to this privacy policy, we will notify existing newssletter subscriber by email, and they can choose whether to remove their information from our files (unsubscribe).
  • This privacy statement will always be accessible from the home page. We will keep this page up to date so visitors are always able to learn what information Shopping101.com collects, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

Security

  • Shopping101.com takes every precaution to protect the information that our visitors share with us and keep it private. No one will be granted access to personally identifiable information unless it is needed to perform specific jobs.
  • Everyone at Shopping101.com is instructed about the importance of our visitors' trust, the value we place on privacy, and what they are expected to do to ensure our visitors' information is protected.
  • If you have questions or comments about privacy at Shopping101.com, contact us.

We Respect Your Privacy